We are a small non-profit farm in Petaluma, CA, in Sonoma County, that is maintained by individuals with disabilities, their families and supporters.
Our Mission Is
to serve persons with disabilities, a traditionally underserved community, by providing opportunities for engagement, socialization and vocational skills training using farm based activities.
to bring neurodiversity to farming while practicing regenerative agriculture, building community and learning to be good stewards of the land.
to provide Green Care to its neurodiverse participants and community partners.
Green Care is is a therapeutic modality that is used to support people with psychological disorders, intellectual and physical disabilities.
Green Care is more well known in many western European countries and is synonymous with Farm Therapy in North America.
Green Care uses therapeutic strategies that involve farming, the care of animals, gardening and contact with nature.
Inherent in Green Care are therapeutic, social and educational components that take place when there is interaction with plants and animals.
By connecting nature and health, it provides an effective approach to supporting mental health in a safe, healing space.
What We Do
more than growing plants and raising livestock
our focus is to serve persons with disabilities
carbon capture from the atmosphere into plant material and soil ecosystems
we are a certified Fibershed producer
fire prevention through grazing
Growing Abilities, Rooted in Community
Mustang Acres is a small non-profit farm with a big vision.
We are run by volunteers who are primarily family and friends of persons with disabilities.
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